The Needle; current news for Willamette Valley woodland owner/managers
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The Needle is the OSU Extension electronic announcements to help keep you informed about local workshops, tours, and other happenings for woodland landowners/managers in Benton, Linn and Polk Counties. 
NRCS Local Working Group Meetings 
NRCS is once again asking for your participation to discuss local resource concerns in your county.. Local Work Group Meetings are a valuable part of the NRCS planning process, providing an opportunity for local land managers to be part of a collaborative effort to improve natural resources within our county. The information you provide in this process will help work towards a stronger, healthier more economically viable community and agricultural industry.
Benton County - Zoom meeting 
Date: Tuesday, March 1, 2022
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 pm 
Linn County - Zoom meeting
Date: Thursday, March 3, 2022
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 pm
Visit the NRCS page for the Zoom meeting link:
Or contact: Amy Kaiser, District Conservationist, 541-801-2671

Tree School Online - Using Nature as a Model for Forest Management: The case for ecological forestry
Date: March 8, 2022
Time: 3:00—4:30 PM
See website for details and registration

The 2022 Starker Lecture Series theme of “Women in Forestry: inspiring leadership.”
Please visit the Starker Lecture Series website for details and to register.
Lectures are free, open to the public and will be live streamed.
All events require pre-registration. 
Date: March 9, 2022
Time: PFSC 117 • 3:30 pm
Lecture by: Amanda Rau
Lecture Topic: Pyrocultural Forestry
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4077 Research Way
Corvallis OR 97333

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